Expectant…

Posted by on July 23, 2013 in Blog, Uncategorized | 2 comments

Expectant…

I wanted to take the time to introduce you to the 10 women currently enrolled in the Sarobidy Maternity Center’s prenatal program.  The staff and I consider it an honor and privilege to get to know these women and walk alongside of them during these months leading up to the birth of their babies and then for the 6 months after their babies are born while they are in the postpartum/child development program.

 

Rose, 27 years old, single, expecting her second baby in November.  Rose has already lost 1 baby to premature birth.

rose

 

Fanja, 24 years old, single, expecting her second baby in September.  Muslim.

fanja

 

Judicia, 17 years old, single, expecting her first baby in August.

judicia

 

Sylvia, 21 years old, married, expecting her first baby in September.

sylvia

 

Prisca, 19 years old, single, expecting her first baby in July.

prisca

 

Monique, 35 years old, married, expecting her 5th baby in September.  Monique has already lost 1 baby at 9 hours old.

monique

 

Claudette. 34 years old, married, expecting her third baby in October.

claudette

 

Zalestiny, 17 years old, married, expecting her second baby in September.

zalestitiny

 

Tiana, 35 years old, single, expecting her third baby in December.  Tiana lost 1 baby 5 days after birth as a result of breech delivery complications.

tiana

 

Eugenie, 22 years old, married, expecting her first baby in February.  Eugenie is also a full-time employee of Eden Projects.

eugenie

Please join us in praying for these ladies by name.  They have experienced a ton of in their lives.  We pray that their time with us at Sarobidy Maternity Center will be a precious time… full of education, understanding, respectful maternal care, friendship and experiences that would draw them to Christ.

*all women have given their explicit permission to share their pictures and stories.

2 Comments

  1. What a blessing to see the joy on the faces of these beautiful pregnant Moms!
    Thank you for capturing this moment of joyous anticipation in the faces of the Malagasy women and for sharing it with us all.

  2. So beautiful! I love having faces to attach my prayers too. Thank you!
    Can’t wait to give you all proper hugs in August. God bless you and may He take care of every detail as you prepare to come back to Santa Barbara.
    Love you guys,
    Tracy

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